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News IconAFCP Annual Forum in association with East of England Agricultural Society- 5 November 2019

'Education - the essential farming and foodchain input' at the East of England Showground, Peterborough.

Education in farming and food production is vital for the future of the industry. The AFCP 2019 Forum provides the opportunity to learn about, and discuss, the subject – from giving children an understanding of where our food comes from to inspiring exciting new research into producing more food in ways that will also benefit our planet.

The final programme is  available here - please register with [email protected]rg.

News IconAFCP AGM will be held at the conclusion of the Forum at East of England Showground on 5th November 2019, starting at 15.35.

AGM Agenda is available here.

Forum programme is  available here. Please register for both events with [email protected].

News IconAFCP Student Forum was held on 11 April 2019 at University of Reading

Many thanks to all who presented and attended this very successful event, giving agrifood students a chance to meet their peers and industry colleagues, and learn more about the broad scope of the work being undertaken in the wider agricultural field. Thanks too to University of Reading for hosting the day.

Thirty AFCP Charity funded students attended to make presentations or participate in the poster session. Many of the posters are available here.

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Read our most recent Newsletter and archived items are also available. To sign up for AFCP newsletter, please contact [email protected].

News IconAFCP Eastern Region Soils Event took place early in March. See presentations from some of our charity funded students, NIAB, AHDB and Morley on soil research topics.

News IconFood and Farming Futures Conference on 25-26th November 2019

Food and Farming Futures and Farming and Countryside Commission are working together to put 'food' on the farming and science table. Producing healthy, nutritious, affordable food that secures long-term health and well-being of our people and planet, whilst tackling climate change and addressing environmental decline is one of the biggest challenges of our time. More information and register here.